Technology & Innovation


The Technology & Innovation Department provides opportunities for students to explore several programming languages and applied technology from basic coding and robotics to Advanced Placement Java. Most freshmen take our Computer Applications and Information Technology course which introduces them to programs they will use throughout their time at Mount Saint Joseph and beyond. In addition to learning to use the Microsoft Office 365 suite, students learn about basic computer and drone programming, cybersecurity, digital citizenship, and Internet safety.

Clubs & Activities

  • FIRST Tech Challenge
  • CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition
  • Maker Club
  • UMD High School Programming Contest

Course Offerings

Freshman Year
  • Technology & Engineering
Sophomore & Junior Electives
  • Honors Java
  • Honors Robotics Engineering
  • Honors Python
  • Web Design & HTML
Senior Electives
  • AP Computer Science (Java-based)
  • Honors MATLAB
    • Students program drones at summer STEM camp.

Highlight: CyberPatriot

Paul Kellermann, Club Moderator

CyberPatriot is a national competition hosted by Northrop Grumman and the Air Force Association. It focuses on finding vulnerabilities in Windows and Linux computer systems, and completing Cisco networking challenges.

Mount Saint Joseph High School

Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.